Questions tagged [lifting-body]

Questions pertaining to aircraft which get their lift from the shape of the fuselage rather than wings.

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Do all Fuselage sections have same performances?

The Burnelli machines had an airfoil shaped fuselage; some indicate near 10% of lift in a 21 century airliner comes from fuselage; 'Flying Wing' concept is old, and still attracts many; bottom of ...
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How do I determine where the Center Of Gravity needs to be for a Lifting Body?

I'm designing an R/C lifting body which will be boosted to altitude with small rocket motors before gliding back to the launch site. While there's information on how to determine CG for flying wings ...